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Suspected Trinidad con arist jailed

A widely suspected Trinidadian con artist was Tuesday jailed after he was convicted for forgery and immigration breaches. Daniel Ali will be spending the next two years in the Georgetown Prisons after he pleaded guilty to the charges of over staying his time and forging two legal documents. The charges allege that between January 3, 2017 and May 19, 2017 ...

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Deeds Registrar on fraud charge

Registrar of the Deeds Registry, Azeena Baksh was Tuesday charged with obtaining money by false pretense. Thirty-three year old Baksh appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan and denied the allegation that while being employed by the Judicial Service Commission between May 1, 2014 and and January 31, 2017 in Georgetown caused or procured valuable securities in the sum of GYD$4.5 ...

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Mother, son charged with gun, ammo, ganja offences

A mother and her son were Friday arraigned on charges of illegal gun and ammunition possession and possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking. Appearing before City Magistrate, Leron Daly were Gail Joe and her son Kevin Amos both of whom reside at 43 Norton Street, Lodge, Georgetown. They were jointly charged with having one .38 round of ammunition ...

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Hotskull charged with murder of footballer

Twenty- five year old Alvin “Hotskull” Jones has been charged with the murder of tradesman and footballer, Paul “Dundee” Anthony Daniels. Jones on Wednesday appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan who read the indictable charge to him. The killing of Daniels,32, occurred in February at Independence Boulevard, Georgetown. Daniels lived at  Schoonord Public Road, West Bank Demerara. Jones was not ...

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Clerk charged with multi-million dollar fraud

Twenty-four year old Naipaul Beharry appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ court charged with embezzlement. Beharry stood before City Magistrate Fabayo Azore where the charge read that on may 1, 2015 and July 31 2016 while being a clerk at a firm, he fraudulently embezzled GYD $4.9 million dollars in the name of his employer, Ramgobin Mohanlall. He pleaded not guilty. ...

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Two charged with bribing policeman during gun, ammo probe

Two men were Tuesday arraigned for allegedly bribing a constable at the Brickdam Police Station to release one of their sons from custody after he was accused of being in illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. Kamendra Raghubeer of 171 ‘C’ Field, Sophia and 24-year old Anil Persaud of Ramsingh Street, Sophia pleaded not guilty and were released on ...

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Stabroek Market vendor allegedly caught with marijuana during robbery probe

A Stabroek Market vendor was was Tuesday morning arraigned and remanded on a charge of trafficking in narcotics. Travis Alexander of 109 D’Andrade Street,Newtown, Georgetown appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates Court before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan. The charge against the 26-year old man is that on May 12 at Stabroek Market he had 23 grammes of marijuana for the purpose ...

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Soldier charged with alleged murder of bread vendor

Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Private Shaquille Grant appeared in the Sparendaam Magistrates Court before Magistrate Zamillia Ally-Seepaul on a charge of murder. The charge read that on May 5 at ‘C’ Field Sophia he murdered Andre Alexander in the course of the furtherance of a robbery. The 20 year old of 345 Section ‘B’ Turkeyen was not required to plea ...

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Man, who threw marijuana into prison yard, convicted

The man, who threw a bag containing marijuana over the fence into the Georgetown Prison compound, on Friday pleaded guilty and was sentenced to four years imprisonment. Reman Marks, of no fixed place of abode, admitted to the offence of being in possession of 793 grammes of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking when he appeared before City Magistrate, Leron ...

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Teen remanded for drug trafficking

An 18-year old years old man before City Magistrate Fabayo Azore on Wednesday on a charge of drug trafficking in narcotics. Mark Gravesande of 436 New Parfaite Harmonie pleaded not guilty to having 793 grams of cannabis sativa on May 8, 2017 at Lombard and Hadfield Streets, Georgetown Police Prosecutor Simone Payne objected to bail being granted based on the nature, ...

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